actor, director, producer
Birthplace: New Brunswick, New Jersey
Academy Award-winning actor, director and producer whose films include Romancing the Stone (1984), Wall Street (1987), Fatal Attraction (1987), Basic Instinct (1992), Wonder Boys (2000), and Traffic (2000). He produced One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). Later in his career, Douglas was among several mature actors who starred in films opposite much younger women. He starred in A Perfect Murder (1998) opposite Gwyneth Paltrow. He is married to Catherine Zeta-Jones (2000). His father is actor Kirk Douglas.